The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor appointment in digital humanities, broadly interpreted to embrace the humanistic
social sciences. We are interested in exceptional scholars who make innovative, pioneering use of digital technologies to study textual, geographic, aural, visual, or spatial aspects of the humanities. The successful candidate’s primary appointment will be
in one of the following departments in the humanities or the humanistic social sciences: Classical Studies, English, German, Music, or Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. Secondary appointments in other departments can be arranged, as appropriate.
This appointment will be the first in a cluster of appointments in various aspects of the digital humanities, a cluster meant to support the newly established Price Lab for the Digital Humanities. The successful candidate should therefore have a strong
interest in building such a program and in interacting with scholars from other disciplines whose research lies within the overarching theme of digital humanities. The successful candidate will teach courses in her or his home department and will participate
in the development of curriculum pertinent to the theme of the cluster.
Applications should be submitted on-line at http://facultysearches.
The School of Arts and Sciences is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/